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Climbing Drill 1 (CL1)
From: FM 7-22 October 2012


Climbing drill 1 (CL 1) improves upper body and core strength and the ability to climb and negotiate obstacles. Climbing drill 1 is always performed in its entirety in the order listed. Soldiers perform 5 to 10 repetitions of each exercise in CL 1 with or without assistance, using only their body weight as resistance. The goal is to perform 5 to 10 repetitions of all five exercises unassisted. If a second set is performed, the entire drill is repeated in the order listed. Table 9-7 lists the body segments trained in CL1.


 Table 9-7. Body segments trained in the conduct of CL1.


Climbing Drill 1


From: FM 7-22 October 2012 

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Chapter 1 Approach
Chapter 2 System
Chapter 3 Leadership
Chapter 4 Types of Programs
Chapter 5 Planning Considerations
Chapter 6 Special Conditioning Programs
Chapter 7 Execution of Training
Chapter 8 Preparation and Recovery
Chapter 9 Strength and Mobility Activities
Chapter 10 Endurance and Mobility Activities
Appendix A Army Physical Fitness Test
Appendix B Climbing Bars
Appendix C Posture and Body Mechanics
Appendix D Environmental Considerations
Appendix E Obstacle Negotiation
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